1980s metal acts Ratt and Dokken perform at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre. Tickets start at $12.50 and includes admission to the O.C. Fair for the day. For more information, visit http://www.ocfair.com.
Newport Beach Lobsterfest
Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary at Newport Dunes Resort hosts Lobsterfest from 3 to 9 p.m. at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. The event features whole Maine lobster, live music from surf rock band The Hodaddies, a children's sandcastle competition and silent auction. Tickets start at $75 for adults and $25 for children and can be purchased at http://www.lobsterfestatnewport.com.
Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch
South Coast Plaza's Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's offers Bloody Mary Brunch every Sunday. For $35, guests receive an appetizer, entrée and unlimited Bloody Marys. For more information, call (714) 352-2525.
Palm Terrace Pool Party And Barbecue
The Island Hotel hosts the Palm Terrace Pool Party and Barbecue from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays, featuring fun for the whole family. Tickets are $34 for adults and $12 for children. For more information, visit http://www.theislandhotel.com.
Artist Tyler Warren will have showcase some of his paintings, drawings and surfboards at Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza. For more information, call (714) 800-1654.
TILL AUG. 15
Fleming's Maine Lobster & Seafood Boil
Fleming's at Fashion Island offers a three-course dinner for two, featuring a traditional seafood boil with Maine lobster and assorted shellfish, a salad and peach cobbler for $99. Mention memorable meals when making reservations. For more information, call (949) 720-9633.
TILL AUG. 29
The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California's most popular art festivals. For more information, visit http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
Summer Art Show
Showcase Gallery at South Coast Plaza Village hosts the Summer Art Show, featuring regional artists' paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and glassworks. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.orangecountyfinearts.com.
TILL AUG. 31
The Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts an exhibit by photographer Ting-Ting Lee
titled "Chinatown." Admission is
free and the public is invited. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, presents Pirate Mike Karaoke at 9:30 p.m. The free event is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646- 7944.
Fried Chicken Night
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is hosting Fried Chicken Night on Mondays. The restaurant is offering half a chicken from Shelton's Farm, with choice of side orders for $16. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
TUESDAY TILL AUG. 15
'In The Heights"
The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, "In The Heights," comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
Sammy Hagar and The Wabos perform at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the O.C. Fair. Tickets start at $29.50 and includes admission to the fair for the day. For more information, visit http://www.ocfair.com.
Graham Dechter Quartet with Jeff Hamilton
The Sunset Jazz series continues with the Graham Dechter Quartet with Jeff Hamilton at the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel & Spa in the Rose Garden. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music begins at 6 p.m. Tickets begin at $10. Sunset Jazz in Newport is a weekly event that goes on every Wednesday until Aug. 25. For more information, call (949) 759.5003 or go to http://www.westcoastjazzparty.com.